[ovirt-devel] Important change in UI plugins REST API integration
vszocs at redhat.com
Tue Dec 2 17:12:21 UTC 2014
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alon Bar-Lev" <alonbl at redhat.com>
> To: "Sven Kieske" <s.kieske at mittwald.de>
> Cc: devel at ovirt.org
> Sent: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 9:43:18 AM
> Subject: Re: [ovirt-devel] Important change in UI plugins REST API integration
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Sven Kieske" <s.kieske at mittwald.de>
> > To: devel at ovirt.org
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 10:41:00 AM
> > Subject: Re: [ovirt-devel] Important change in UI plugins REST API
> > integration
> > On 01/12/14 20:26, Vojtech Szocs wrote:
> > > In other words, usability of REST session ID is now strictly
> > > scoped to GUI user being authenticated. If the user logs in,
> > > (always) new REST session ID will be passed to all UI plugins.
> > > If the user logs out, REST session ID will not work anymore.
> > What if I use just REST for logging in and doing something
> > without any GUI interaction at all?
This announcement was about UI plugins in WebAdmin. If you use
Engine REST API without any GUI interaction involved, you aren't
affected in any way.
> > this reads a little like: you always need an open web gui
> > to be able to use REST, which does not make sense at all.
Sorry if my email confused you. It should read like: if you're
an author of oVirt UI plugin for WebAdmin, please beware that
REST API session ID (automatically acquired by UI plugin infra
on behalf of all UI plugins) will not work after GUI logout.
> If you provide your own credentials nothing changed.
> The change is only effecting RESTAPI usage within the user interface using
> the credentials obtained interactively from the user within login page.
> > So I guess I'm misreading this?
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